Staff Sgt. Janes stands with his two local national visitors

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Eric Janes, right, 35th Civil Engineer Squadron, stands with Homestay guests Yuto Suzuki, middle, and Yuya Fukushima, students from Taro Daiichi Junior High School, Miyako City, Japan, during an introduction ceremony at the Misawa City Civic Center, Misawa, Japan, March 29, 2013. Homestay is a program sponsored by the Misawa International Club where Japanese local nationals are invited to stay with Air Force families for a weekend to experience one another’s culture. The students traveled by train to Misawa Air Base from their school, which is located in the area where devastating earthquakes and tsunamis struck in 2011, which sparked the U.S. to launch Operation Tomodachi in an effort to rebuild the community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Derek VanHorn)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Derek VanHorn
VIRIN: 130329-F-QI259-004.JPG
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